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KGZ Glacier Creek Airport
Glacier Creek, Alaska, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: KGZ
Lat/Long: 61-27-18.4840N / 142-22-51.4230W
61-27.308067N / 142-22.857050W
61.4551344 / -142.3809508
(estimated)
Elevation: 2380 ft. / 725.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 28E (1985)
Time zone: UTC -9 (UTC -8 during Daylight Saving Time)

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1952
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ANCHORAGE CENTER
FSS: KENAI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [907-283-8469]
NOTAMs facility: ENA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 1400 x 15 ft. / 427 x 5 m
15 FT WIDE GRAVEL PATH. BRUSH TO 36 IN BOTH SIDES.
Surface: gravel, in poor condition
RY SFC ROUGH WITH ROCKS TO 8 IN DIAM, RUTS DOWN RY CENTER; RY UNDULATES.
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Gradient: 0.8%0.8%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 15 ft. trees, 16 ft. both sides of centerline12 ft. tree, 47 ft. both sides of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NPS WRANGELL-ST ELIAS
BOX 493
COPPER CENTER, AK 99573
Phone 907-822-7250
Manager: DANNY ROSENKRANS
BOX 493
COPPER CENTER, AK 99753
Phone 907-822-7240

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 60/year *
83% air taxi
17% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

RY 11/29 IN STEEP MOUNTAIN CANYON & SUBJECT TO TURBULENT WINDS.
RY 11/29 NOT RCMD FOR TRI-CYCLE GENERAL ACFT.
RY 11/29 SLOPE 2%.
RY COND NOT MONITORED; RCMD VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KGZ.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

PAOR - Northway Airport (91 nm N)
PAGK - Gulkana Airport (97 nm NW)
 
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Times for 23-Feb-2018
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Morning civil twilight07:0516:05
Sunrise07:5016:50
Sunset17:3602:36
Evening civil twilight18:2103:21

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Zulu (UTC)  23-Feb-2018 09:16:01
Local (UTC-9)  23-Feb-2018 00:16:01
 
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